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Student Well-being in Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong : Theory, Intervention and Research (Hardcover)

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This book reviews the theories regarding commonly occurring developmental issues among Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong, the application of Positive Youth Development (PYD) to a large-scale primary prevention program and the impact of PYD on student well-being, indexed according to adolescent developmental issue. Using multiple strategies, it presents the overall constructs and frameworks supporting P.A.T.H.S. in response to the various psychosocial needs of Hong Kong’s youth. Some of the issues covered include substance abuse, sexual behavior, internet addiction, bullying and cyber-bullying. The book argues for the effectiveness of the school-based program in promoting student well-being in modern Hong Kong society and will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students, university instructors, researchers, social workers, pediatricians, youth workers, educators, administrators, psychologists, school principals and allied professionals looking to promote whole-person development in junior form students and especially those with an interest in education in China.

Number of Pages: 180
Genre: Social Science, Psychology, Education
Sub-Genre: Educational Psychology, Sociology / General, Developmental / Child
Series Title: Quality of Life in Asia
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: October 14, 2015
TCIN: 50531394
UPC: 9789812875815
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-0135
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